Filling up with Diesel in a Petrol Chevrolet is a well-known mistake to make. And exactly what you should do about it depends upon several different things. In case you would like to find out what you have to do about this then read on.
Let us discuss the most important factors to take into account whenever deciding on whether to have the car drained:
Stay away from having any unqualified mechanic to attend your car. We are Chevrolet specialists and have the credentials and working experience required to make certain that you get back on the road with no hassle or trouble.
Unintentionally put Diesel in a Petrol Chevrolet? Or possibly even put contaminated fuel in your Chevrolet Caprice?
Give us a call and get sincere advice and sensible help for your specific circumstance
We are able to reach you to do the complete contaminated fuel retrieval & flush there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, boasting national coverage, for Chevrolet motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are Chevrolet specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Chevrolet vehicles. Even if it is at the roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The system of removing Diesel from a Petrol vehicle is fundamentally similar for virtually all motor vehicles. Of course it may differ a little as every make has their unique different fuel system. Having said that it still generally observes the below principles:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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